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EASY PEASY CHICKEN TERIYAKI

EASY PEASY CHICKEN TERIYAKI

Teriyaki is probably one of the most common terms we hear in culinary world and see on restaurant menu that serves Japanese …

GYU DONBURI / BEEF BOWL

GYU DONBURI / BEEF BOWL

I always have a thing for Japanese food. Mention the word sashimi, and you can literally see me salivating like the Pavlov’s …

SHRIMP ROLLS

SHRIMP ROLLS

If you google the word “shrimp rolls”, you will get over 5 millions images of shrimp rolls. Speaking of variety! These shrimp …

CHICKEN TERIYAKI ROLLS

CHICKEN TERIYAKI ROLLS

The fun part about making sushi is you can pretty much roll in (or roll out) whatever you wish. These chicken teriyaki …

INARI SUSHI

INARI SUSHI

Inari sushi is one of my favorite sushi that is very simple to make. Inari sushi is typically made of a deep-fried …

TONKATSU INSIDE-OUT ROLLS

INSIDE-OUT TONKATSU ROLLS

The other fun part about making sushi is you can pretty much roll them with whatever ingredient you like. Sushi doesn’t always …

LEMON PEPPER CRAB SUSHI BOATS

LEMON PEPPER CRAB SUSHI BOATS

Before I say anything else, this lemon pepper crab sushi boats has definitely become one of my favorites. The first bite into …

GREEN BEAN SUSHI BOATS

GREEN BEAN SUSHI BOATS

Sushi is absolutely beyond just raw fish. The thing you can make into sushi is really limited to your own creativity. You …

SHRIMP TEMPURA

SHRIMP TEMPURA

How can you make tempura without including shrimp ? I’ve eaten them too often that I gotta made them. These tempura shrimps …

EGG DROP AND CRAB NABEYAKI UDON

EGG DROP AND CRAB NABEYAKI UDON

Don’t let the title “egg drop and crab nabeyaki udon” fools you thinking that you need to spend the whole day standing …

JALAPENO TEMPURA

JALAPENO TEMPURA

After making the vegetable tempura, I continued on with my tempura journey to make jalapeno tempura. I saw them in the fridge …

VEGETABLE TEMPURA

VEGETABLE TEMPURA

I’m sure every now and then you heard of this word “tempura” or perhaps seen it on the menu at Japanese restaurants. …

SPICY EGGPLANT JA-JA-MEN UDON

SPICY EGGPLANT JA-JA-MEN UDON

A while ago I made Zha jiang mian/ sweet and spicy beef noodles. Zha jiang mian noodle is originated from Northern China. …

GYOZA/ JAPANESE PAN-FRIED DUMPLINGS

GYOZA/ JAPANESE PAN-FRIED DUMPLINGS

Gyoza or also known as Japanese pan-fried dumplings are ground meat and/or vegetable-filled dumplings that are pan-fried and then steamed. Gyoza is …

SHOYU RAMEN/ TOKYO-STYLE RAMEN

SHOYU RAMEN/ TOKYO-STYLE RAMEN

Shoyu ramen is another one of my favorite Japanese ramen noodles. Shoyu ramen is Japan’s classic ramen, also known as Tokyo-style ramen. …

SHIO RAMEN

SHIO RAMEN

I didn’t really know much about preparing ramen noodles until recently. Then came the recent trip to Hawaii where we had ramen …

RAMEN CHICKEN STOCK

RAMEN CHICKEN STOCK

This is the beginning of something good folks! One of the most important things in preparing a wonderful noodle soup dish (IMHO) …

MAZESUSHI

MAZESUSHI

Mazesushi or known as mixed sushi is a common dish prepared at home in Japan. To me, mazesushi is like a deconstructed …

HALIBUT AND EGGPLANT MISO GRATIN

HALIBUT AND EGGPLANT MISO GRATIN

This halibut and eggplant miso gratin dish is deeply delicious. REPEAT: DEEPLY delicious!! I will definitely keep this recipe forever and ever. …

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